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08 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 19 May, the total number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda is 1.25 million with an average of more than 2,000 people arriving daily from Burundi, South Sudan and the DRC. Of these, 738,957 are children under 18 years.

  • Food insecurity persists in most areas of the Karamoja region due to food scarcity, high market prices and delayed rains, with the exception of Abim District where crop and pasture conditions have significantly improved.

08 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• As of 4 June 2017, the total number of reported cases was 8, including 3 probable cases and 5 laboratory confirmed cases (2 confirmed cases by PCR - search of virus in the blood and 3 cases with positive serology IgG -search of antibodies in the blood).

• As of 4 June 2017, there were 4 recorded deaths, including 1confirmed Ebola case and 3 probable cases.

• The last confirmed case was reported and isolated on 11 May translating to 21 days without a confirmed case as of 2 June 2017.

06 Jun 2017 description

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

06 Jun 2017 description

CAMEROUN

UN ATTENTAT-SUICIDE TUE 9 PERSONNES, SUSPENSION DES MISSIONS HUMANITAIRES

06 Jun 2017 description

CAMEROON

SUICIDE BLAST KILLS SEVEN, HALTS AID MISSIONS

A suicide bomber on 2 June killed nine people and wounded 30 others in Kolofata area in Cameroon’s Far North region. The attack was the 18th of its kind since January and prompted the suspension of UN missions to the area. Insecurity and persistent Boko Haram attacks are the main hindrance to aid delivery in the region. On 26 May, a suicide bomber struck Kolofata as a mission by UN agencies was about to arrive.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

06 Jun 2017 description

Multidisciplinary teams in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are faced with numerous challenges as they respond to an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the remote, forested regions in the northern part of the country. WHO and other partner agencies led by the Ministry of Health have secured and set up a base to coordinate their work and end the outbreak as quickly and as safely as possible.

05 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 41 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, five Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

03 Jun 2017 description

Date of information: 02 June 2017

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

02 Jun 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plaidoyer pour la prise en charge des cas de fistule dans la Province de l’Ituri.

  • La malnutrition persiste dans la Zone de santé de Boga en dépit de multiples interventions.

  • Les victimes de conflits fonciers à Linga restent toujours sans assistance deux mois après.

Aperçu de la situation

01 Jun 2017 description

Date of information: 31 May 2017

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigateand respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

31 May 2017 description

EN BREF

77.356 Réfugiés sudsoudanais en RDC, dont la plupart sont nouvellement arrivés.

102.568 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

41.073 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

546.786 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

1.210 Réfugiés rwandais rapatriés de la RDC en 2017.

Travail avec les partenaires

31 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

77,356 South Sudanese refugees, most of whom are new arrivals.

102,568 Refugees from the Central African Republic.

41,073 Refugees from Burundi.

546,786 Congolese refugees in African countries

1,210 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2017

Working with partners

30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

by Yves Willemot

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 30 May 2017 – In an effort to contain the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 145 volunteers of the Congolese Red Cross and community health workers trained with the technical support of UNICEF have been deployed across the Bas-Uele Province to deliver lifesaving information to local populations, most of whom live in remote, hard-to-reach areas along the border with the Central African Republic.

30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

KINSHASA / DAKAR / GENEVE / NEW YORK, 30 mai 2017 – Dans le but de contenir l’épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), 145 volontaires de la Croix-Rouge congolaise et des agents de santé communautaires formés avec l’appui technique de l’UNICEF ont été déployés dans la Province du Bas-Uélé pour fournir des informations de prévention aux populations locales, dont la plupart vit dans des régions éloignées et difficiles d’accès.

30 May 2017 description

Date of information: 29 May 2017

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.